willow scab

noun

Definition of willow scab

: a disease of willow trees caused by a fungus (Fusicladium saliciperdum) and characterized by rapid killing of leaves and canker and dieback of young shoots

called also willow blight

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“Willow scab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/willow%20scab. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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